Exhibitions, Shows and Workshops 2017-2018
Sat 29th – Sun 30th April
Sat 27th May – Sun 4th June
Rose Cottage, Port Navas, Constantine, Falmouth, TR11 5RJ
Thurs 8th – Sat 10th June
Fri 3rd – Sun 6th August
Skirsgill Auction Mart, Penrith
Fri 18th – Sun 20th August
Hatfield House, Hatfield, Herts
End of July – Beginning of August – TBC
Constantine Village Hall, Constantine, Cornwall
‘The Turning Year’ – Annual Solo Exhibition
Fri 25th – Mon 28th August
Mel Chambers is back with her annual exhibition in Port Navas! This year takes you through the magic of the turning year with its array of cascading colours and beauty. As the seasons flourish and Mother Earth moves through her never-ending cycle we are reminded of the magic held in this adventure called LIFE!
Original paintings, Raku fired ceramics, Alchemy tiles and home made flapjacks – A delight for every sense!
Fri 8th – Sun 10th September
Penshurst Place, Tonbridge
Fri 20th – Sun 22nd September
Sevenoaks School, Kent
Fri 27th – Sat 28th Oct
Leyburn, North Yorkshire
Fri 24th – Sun 26th Nov
Wed 29th Nov – Sun 3rd Dec
Lemon Quay, Truro
Sat 9th – Sun 10th Dec
Port Navas Village Hall, Port Navas
Tues 12th – Sun 17th Dec
Lemon Quay, Truro
Workshops & Courses
Make Your Own Alchemy Tiles
A great opportunity to make your own Alchemy Tiles (or Encaustic tiles as its officially known). Using ancient techniques dating back to 13th century you’ll be guided through the skills of carving, applying coloured slip and developing your own tile designs as well as understanding the history and background of this lost craft. A great way to hand make your own bespoke gifts or tiles for you own home.
You’ll be making up to 5 of your own tiles and the price includes full tuition, all materials, glazing, firings and lunch on both days (Each tile approx. 14x14cm with a RRP value of £30 each).
As well as relaxing and enjoying the stunning views of Port Navas and delicious vegetarian organic lunch and home made cake on both days.
Sat 10.00 – 16.00
Sun 12.00 – 16.00
Sat 24th & Sun 25th February 2018 – Click here to book
Sat 28th & Sun 29th April 2018 – Click here to book
Mel is also business partner to Richenda Macgregor at Studio 45 based on the beautiful Dartington Estate in Devon. Studio 45 holds weekly ceramics course, monthly workshops and a membership scheme to a creative pottery hub. For more information please click on the links below.
Monthly workshops include…
Women Making Big Pots
Introduction to Glazes
Working with Ash Glazes
Raku Kiln Building
Advanced Raku Firing
Encaustic & Raku Tile Making
Playing with Porcelain